Quotes by Richard Harris

Probably the most distinctive characteristic of the successful politician is selective cowardice.

Richard Harris

Other Great Authors

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.

H. L. Mencken

I prefer the wicked rather than the foolish. The wicked sometimes rest.

Alexandre Dumas

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.

Abba Eban

Hammer the iron that lies on your anvil instead of daydreaming about working silver.

Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time

I have no doubt that faith is only pure when it does not negate the faith of another. I have no doubt that evil can be fought and that indifference is no option. I have no doubt that fanaticism is dangerous. And of all the books in the world on life, I have no doubt that the life of one person weighs more than them all.

Elie Wiesel, O Magazine, November 2000

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.

H. P. Lovecraft »

If you have a harem of 40 women, you never get to know any of them very well.

Warren Buffett »

I believe in the incomprehensibility of God.

Honore' de Balzac »